Browse our videos! Here you can find recordings from our events, including the European Remembrance Symposia and Genealogies of Memory conferences, video summaries of our educational youth projects, as well as Hi-story lessons animations for teachers and pupils.

Marcin Zaremba's introduction to the discussion "The Second World War and Art"

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Marcin Zaremba's introduction to a panel discussion entitled "The Second World War and Art" during the European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna.

The 4th edition of European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna was organised by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity. Attended by over 200 representatives from 120 institutions dealing with the history of the 20th century, it was dedicated to the memory of the Second World War and all those who took part in it.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

A series of European Remembrance symposiums was launched in September 2012 in Gdańsk. Subsequent editions took place in Berlin and Prague.

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duration: 00:07:46

Erinnern an den Zweiten Weltkrieg – 70 Jahre nach – eine Vorlesung von Martin Pollack

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duration: 00:21:17

Erinnern an den Zweiten Weltkrieg – 70 Jahre nach. Sieger, Besiegte, Täter, Opfer, Zuschauer – eine Vorlesung von Martin Pollack

Die 4. Edition des Symposiums der Europäischer Erinnerung in Wien wurde vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität organisiert. Mehr als 200 Vertreter von 120 Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen haben daran teilgenommen. Das Symposium wurde der Erinnerung an dem II. Weltkrieg und denjenigen, die daran teilgenommen haben gewidmet.

Das Ziel vom Symposium der Europäischer Erinnerung ist es, Erfahrungen auszutauschen und Methoden sowie Forme der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Einrichtungen aus verschiedenen Ländern zu etablieren. Vertreter von europäischen historischen Einrichtungen werden dazu aufgefordert, die Herausforderungen, vor denen die europäische Idee der Kultur der Erinnerung steht zu diskutieren. Die Tagungen sind für alle Fachleute, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen offen.

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duration: 00:21:17

Krzysztof Zamorski's lecture on Remembering the Second World War 70 Years Later

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duration: 00:31:23

Krzysztof Zamorski's introductory lecture: "Remembering the Second World War 70 Years Later. Winners, Losers, Perpetrators, Victims, Bystanders" during the European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna.

The 4th edition of European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna was organised by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity. Attended by over 200 representatives from 120 institutions dealing with the history of the 20th century, it was dedicated to the memory of the Second World War and all those who took part in it.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

A series of European Remembrance symposiums was launched in September 2012 in Gdańsk.Subsequent editions took place in Berlin and Prague.

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duration: 00:31:23

Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Wien 2015 - Eröffnungsrede von Stefan Karner

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duration: 00:10:41

Stefan Karner vom Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Kriegsfolgen-Forschung, hält die Eröffnungsansprache während des Symposiums der europäischer Erinnerung in Wien.

Die 4. Edition des Symposiums der Europäischer Erinnerung in Wien wurde vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität organisiert. Mehr als 200 Vertreter von 120 Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen haben daran teilgenommen. Das Symposium wurde der Erinnerung an dem II. Weltkrieg und denjenigen, die daran teilgenommen haben gewidmet.

Das Ziel vom Symposium der Europäischer Erinnerung ist es, Erfahrungen auszutauschen und Methoden sowie Forme der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Einrichtungen aus verschiedenen Ländern zu etablieren. Vertreter von europäischen historischen Einrichtungen werden dazu aufgefordert, die Herausforderungen, vor denen die europäische Idee der Kultur der Erinnerung steht zu diskutieren. Die Tagungen sind für alle Fachleute, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen offen.

language: German
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duration: 00:10:41

Das Symposium der europäischer Erinnerung, Wien 2015 – Eröffnungsrede von Jan Rydel

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duration: 00:14:21

Jan Rydel vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität hält die Eröffnungsansprache während des Symposiums der europäischer Erinnerung in Wien.

Die 4. Edition des Symposiums der Europäischer Erinnerung in Wien wurde vom Europäischen Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität organisiert. Mehr als 200 Vertreter von 120 Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen haben daran teilgenommen. Das Symposium wurde der Erinnerung an dem II. Weltkrieg und denjenigen, die daran teilgenommen haben gewidmet.

Das Ziel vom Symposium der Europäischer Erinnerung ist es, Erfahrungen auszutauschen und Methoden sowie Forme der Zusammenarbeit zwischen Einrichtungen aus verschiedenen Ländern zu etablieren. Vertreter von europäischen historischen Einrichtungen werden dazu aufgefordert, die Herausforderungen, vor denen die europäische Idee der Kultur der Erinnerung steht zu diskutieren. Die Tagungen sind für alle Fachleute, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen offen.

language: German
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duration: 00:14:21

Remembering Second World War 70 Years after: opening discussion

language: English, German
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duration: 00:48:36

Martin Pollack and Krzysztof Zamorski

Opening discussion "REMEMBERING SECOND WORLD WAR 70 YEARS AFTER. WINNERS, LOSERS, PERPETRATORS, VICTIMS, BYSTANDERS" during the European Remembrance Symposium in Vienna.

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duration: 00:48:36

European Remembrance Symposium in Prague: Final remarks

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duration: 01:00:32


Dušan Kováč (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Siobhán Kattago (Tallin University, Estonia).

Chair: Oldřich Tůma (Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Republic)

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 01:00:32

Finding your own First World War. School projects – Workshop

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duration: 00:42:57

The workshop was a part of European Remembrance Symposium in Prague on 11 April 2014.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 00:42:57

Museums and Projects about the Great War – Workshop

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duration: 01:36:49

A workshop hosted by Imperial War Museum during the European Remembrance Symposium in Prague on 11 April 2014.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 01:36:49

Pieter Lagrou on memory competition - final lecture at European Remembrance Symposium in Prague

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duration: 00:53:51

The final lecture given by Pieter Lagrou (Free University Brussels) during European Remembrance Symposium in Prague on 11 April 2014. Lagrou claim is that 'we live in a situation of memory competition, in which we pay more or less attention to one or other memory. We have to make choices what memory we find more important, which doesn't mean forgetting the other events'.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 00:53:51

Projects and institutions presented at the European Remembrance Symposium in Prague

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duration: 00:12:27

The opening of 'Projects and institutions ' exhibition session during the second day of the European Remembrance Symposium. Introduction given by Oldřich Tůma, Director of the Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences and Basil Kerski, Director of the European Solidarity Centre.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 00:12:27

New Interpretations of Recent European History – Discussion

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duration: 01:39:32

Panel discussion "The next generation. New interpretations of recent European history". Lenka Koprivova (Post Bellum, Czech Republic), Sandra Vokk (Unitas Foundation, Estonia), Irit Dekel (Humboldt University, Germany), Zofia Wóycicka (the House of European History, Brussels).

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 01:39:32

Collapse of Communism and its Aftermath. Legacy of the Cold War Period in Europe – Discussion

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duration: 01:33:05

Panel disussion 'The collapse of communism and its aftermath. Legacy of the Cold War period in Europe". Laure Neumayer (University Paris, France), Michal Kopeček (Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Republic), Łukasz Kamiński (Institute of National Remembrance, Poland), Matěj Spurný (Institute of Contemporary History, Czech Republic).

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 01:33:05

Marci Shore: Turning points in European History. 1914-1939-1945-1989-2004

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duration: 00:50:24

Marci Shore, American historian specializing in the history of Eastern Europe and lecturer at Yale University (USA), opened the international European Remembrance Symposium in Prague with the keynote lecture. The main question she discussed was 'Should we open the closet of the past?'.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

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duration: 00:50:24

European Remembrance Symposium, Prague 2014: official opening

language: English, Czech
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duration: 00:40:51

Official opening of the European Remembrance Symposium in Prague, 2014. The guests were welcome dby Dr. Oldřich Tůma, Director of the Institute of Contemporary History, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, Małgorzata Omilanowska, State Secretary, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of Poland, Jiří Drahoš, Chairman of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Sophie Beernaerts, Head of Unit, Europe for Citizens Programme, European Commission, Jan Rydel, Chairman of ENRS Steering Committee.

Year 2014 marked the round anniversaries of some of the most important turning points in European history: 100th anniversary of the Great World War, 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, 25th anniversary of 1989, and last but not least 10th anniversary of the enlargement of the European Union to include former communist bloc countries. Thus, the theme of the European Remembrance Symposium 2014 was: 'Europe between War and Peace 1914-2004. Turning Points in 20th Century European History'.

The goal of European Remembrance Symposium is to exchange experiences and establish methods and forms of cooperation between institutions from different countries. Representatives of European historical institutions are invited to discuss the challenges facing Europe’s idea of culture of remembrance. The meetings are open to all professionals dealing with 20th-century European history.

language: English, Czech
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duration: 00:40:51

Europäische Erinnerung, Berlin 2013 – Abschlussdiskussion

language: German
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duration: 00:47:00

Manche Teile des Videos sind auf Englisch. Die Abschlussdiskussion mit prof. Jan Rydel (ENRS), Dr Oldřich Tůma (Akademie von Wissenschaften von Tschechien) and Matthias Weber (Schlesische Historikerkommission), J.G. Herder (Forschungsrat).

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
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duration: 00:47:00

Europäischer Erinnerung – eine Vorlesung von Gesine Schwann

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duration: 00:29:56

Europäische Erinnerung. Das zweite Symposium der europäischen Einrichtungen, die sich mit der Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts beschäftigen, Berlin, 10-12. Oktober 2013

Fast 200 Vertreter von 120 Institutionen und nichtstaatlichen Organisationen, die sich auf die Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts konzentrieren, haben über die Form und Natur der zeitgenössischer Kultur der Erinnerung und allgemeiner historischer Bildung. Die Veranstaltung wurde von Europäischem Netzwerk Erinnerung und Solidarität, Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur und Europäischem Zentrum für Solidarität organisiert.

language: German
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duration: 00:29:56

Johannes Bach Rasmussen introduces Baltic Initiative and Network

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duration: 00:23:17

Johannes Bach Rasmussen talks about Baltic Initiative and Network.

European Remembrance. The second Symposium of European institutions dealing with 20th-century history, Berlin, 10-12 October 2013

Almost 200 representatives from 120 institutions and non-governmental organisations focussing on 20th-century history from 23 European countries discussed the form and nature of the contemporary culture of remembrance and associated historical education.

The event was organised by European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, and the European Solidarity Centre.

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duration: 00:23:17